# Conditional Mass Function

Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

#40. Two dice are rolled. Let X and Y denote, respectively, the largest and smallest values obtained. Compute the conditional mass function of Y given X = i, i = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Are X and Y independent? Why?

(Question is also included in attachment)

Â© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:08 pm ad1c9bdddfhttps://brainmass.com/math/graphs-and-functions/conditional-mass-function-31315

#### Solution Preview

- If X = 1, then P(Y|Y< = X=1) = P(Y=1) = 1/6

- If X = 2, then Pr(Y|Y< = X=2) = P(Y=1 or Y=2) ...

#### Solution Summary

This shows how to compute the conditional mass function for a given dice situation.

$2.49